Performance management

Performance management consists of two parallel processes. The first is the informal, day-to-day management of individuals and teams by their immediate line manager. The second is the formal framework within which the performance of individuals and teams is assessed and improved.


Three-quarters don’t adjust performance management for staff with disabilities

Three-quarters of employers do not adapt their performance management systems for staff with disabilities or conditions such as dyslexia and...

Performance management to fit the modern workplace (webinar)

7 Nov 2018

Wednesday 7 November 2018 | Many organisations are acutely aware that their current performance management process is not fit for purpose.

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Getting the best out of a remote workforce

3 Oct 2018

Remote working is commonplace, but how should employers manage performance? Shopify’s Colin Boyer talks to Roly Walter, founder of Appraisd,...

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Top 10 HR questions September 2018 – probation dismissals and unavailable companions

2 Oct 2018

Can you dismiss before a probationary period ends if they're not up to the job?

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Gig professionals on the rise and HR likes it

5 Sep 2018

Global research into the use of contingent workers – those professionals engaged in the so-called gig economy – shows that...

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How to get line managers on board with feedback

8 Aug 2018

Managers are so overwhelmed with demands that having regular feedback conversations with employees can be hard to fit in. Roly...

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Improve wellbeing by becoming ‘conversationally intelligent’

3 Aug 2018

Workplace conversations happen all the time of course, but “good” conversation – talking that makes change happen or calms conflict...

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Development opportunities need manager buy-in to succeed

20 Jul 2018

HR practices that aim to develop employees’ skills for current or future roles will only be successful with the support...

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Why unbiased feedback is just an illusion

10 Jul 2018

With pressure on HR and managers to reduce bias and increase objectivity and transparency, how achievable is this? Elva Ainsworth...

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Why the heatwave can be bad for productivity

27 Jun 2018

The Met Office has warned that parts of Britain will be hotter than the Sahara this week. But how does...

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How courageous conversations can resolve workplace conflicts

25 Jun 2018

When I have a problem with a colleague, I know that the sensible thing to do is to get together as soon as possible and talk it through

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Five principles of high-performing teams

18 May 2018

In a volatile environment, organisations need teams that are engaged, productive and know what they’re working towards. How can we...

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Can we change workplace behaviour in just 21 days?

23 Feb 2018

Encouraging employees to adapt their behaviour so they can progress professionally is a sensitive, challenging task. Dan Hughes from emotional...

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Poor management major driver in job dissatisfaction, survey finds

2 Jan 2018

Almost half of UK workers (47%) are looking to change jobs in 2018, Investors in People’s annual Job Exodus survey...

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How to deal with the risks of departing employees with a grudge

19 Dec 2017

Employees who are leaving under a cloud can cause problems, demonstrated recently when a Twitter employee hid President Trump’s account...

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